Famous Deaths In December - 31
Friday, 19 December 2014
0192 Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on December - 31.
0335 On this day in history death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on December - 31.
0439 Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.
1164 Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on this day in history.
1194 Death of Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157) on December - 31.
1297 On December - 31 death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)
1302 Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on this day in history.
1382 On this day in history daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan
1384 On December - 31 john Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies
1424 Death of Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader on this day in history.
1460 On December - 31 death of edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443)
1510 On this day in history death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 Death of William Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465) on December - 31.
1568 On this day in history death of shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493)
1575 Death of Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502) on this day in history.
1583 Thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies on December - 31.
1610 On this day in history death of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540)
1616 On December - 31 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31
1647 On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
1650 On this day in history death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)
1652 Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on December - 31.
1673 On this day in history death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge
1679 On this day in history death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)
1691 Death of Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641) on December - 31.
1719 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1733 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44 on December - 31.
1742 Death of Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661) on December - 31.
1775 On December - 31 richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1802 On this day in history francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89
1809 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1818 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1848 On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69